This article looks at the upcoming season, and how the Packers need to react to their opponents, who for the most part have improved their roster on paper. Notice that they will have the same analysis from the pre-draft edition but will feature information on how the draft might change the outcome, or how the game is played below the pre-draft analysis.
The 2012 Draft is done, the drafted are at home celebrating, the less fortunate are at home thinking, what does their future hold, will they be signed as a UFA, will they attempt making a career out of the Arena Football League, many will consider hanging up the cleats and making a career from whatever they graduated in. Eight lucky young men were drafted by the Packers, who if you ask me are set to win the Super Bowl next year. Most of our picks were made with an improved pass-rush in mind, two of our defensive picks are aimed to improve, and make our secondary younger. From Round 1 to Round 7 Ted Thompson managed to surprise every cheesehead out there.
Nick Collins has been great for the Packers, every cheesehead knows this, and he was released today. This is a bittersweer lost for Packers Nation, because although we lose a great player, veteran, and locker room presence, we can be assured that Nick Collins will be safe. Nick Collins played for the Packers for seven seasons and totaled 340 combined tackles, 63 passes defended, and 21 interceptions, including a returned interception against the Steelers during the Super Bowl a few years ago. Read more »